About Michael J. Faris
Assistant Professor of English with research areas in digital literacy, privacy and social media, and queering rhetorics.
This blog serves as a place to think through things, record thoughts, share interesting stuff, and hold conversations. Welcome!
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I am bad at keeping notes of things to read or do. My to-do lists fly all over the place and eventually get lost. Help me out, blog. Mike Edwards, while reflecting on what was going on twenty years ago, … Continue reading
Bakhtin, M.M. â€œThe Problem of Speech Genres.â€œ Speech Genres and Other Late Essays. Eds. Caryl Emerson and Michael Holquist. Austin, TX: U of Texas P, 1986. 60-102. Bazerman, Charles. â€œGenre and Identity: Citizenship in the Age of the Internet and … Continue reading
Lisa also suggested that I read Cushman’s article “The Rhetorician as an Agent of Social Change,” which I enjoyed a lot. She advocates for crossing the ivory tower/reality divide that separates universities and their work from the real life work … Continue reading
In my thesis, I am arguing for the metaphor of viewing the blogosphere as the ideal city, drawing from the work of Iris Marion Young. Lisa suggested I read Reynolds’s article, and I’m really glad I did. Reynolds is concerned … Continue reading